Meredith Hahn is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She is also a seasoned corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, marketing, and communications professional who helps companies and social impact organizations design their programming, operational strategy and marketing/communication plans.
She most recently held the position of Vice President within the American Express Office of Corporate Social Responsibility. In this role Meredith led American Express’s global strategy for philanthropic investments and employee mobilization. This included oversight of the company’s charitable giving to nonprofit organizations seeking to develop their community service programs, its global platforms for employee engagement in charitable causes, its corporate response to disaster relief and its cause marketing initiatives.
Prior to her tenure at American Express, Meredith was the Associate Director of Marketing at the American Museum of Natural History where she created marketing programs to promote the Museum and its education, scientific research and exhibition programs.
Meredith served two four year terms on the Board of Directors of the Taproot Foundation a national organization that drives social change by leading, mobilizing, and engaging professionals in pro bono service to leading nonprofit organizations. She also sits on the Advisory Board of NYC-based Games for Change, a nonprofit organization that empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change using games that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to make the world a better place.
Meredith lives in Brooklyn, NY and loves travel, interior design, scuba diving, film, and biking.